Table 16

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants
by Population Group, 2008
Population group Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle
theft
Number of
agencies
2008
estimated
population
Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 1,292,693 470.6 15,282 5.6 80,797 29.4 423,023 154.0 773,591 281.6 8,994,167 3,274.0 2,042,369 743.4 6,043,976 2,200.1 907,822 330.5 13,416 274,715,428
TOTAL CITIES 1,034,427 552.8 11,883 6.4 60,017 32.1 369,124 197.3 593,403 317.1 7,033,769 3,759.1 1,506,589 805.2 4,805,734 2,568.3 721,446 385.6 9,602 187,114,108
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 489,839 866.5 6,502 11.5 19,909 35.2 203,730 360.4 259,698 459.4 2,428,800 4,296.2 541,896 958.5 1,537,900 2,720.3 349,004 617.3 76 56,533,626
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 206,447 808.2 2,670 10.5 6,900 27.0 93,467 365.9 103,410 404.8 904,743 3,542.0 186,911 731.7 582,015 2,278.5 135,817 531.7 10 25,543,437
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 162,302 956.4 2,151 12.7 6,720 39.6 63,351 373.3 90,080 530.8 880,991 5,191.3 203,220 1,197.5 554,810 3,269.3 122,961 724.6 25 16,970,506
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 121,090 863.7 1,681 12.0 6,289 44.9 46,912 334.6 66,208 472.3 643,066 4,586.9 151,765 1,082.5 401,075 2,860.8 90,226 643.6 41 14,019,683
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 170,997 599.2 2,000 7.0 10,438 36.6 62,536 219.1 96,023 336.5 1,208,611 4,235.4 272,245 954.0 806,548 2,826.4 129,818 454.9 192 28,536,118
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 135,012 451.3 1,347 4.5 9,324 31.2 43,601 145.7 80,740 269.9 1,062,532 3,551.6 226,010 755.5 736,161 2,460.7 100,361 335.5 438 29,917,008
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 89,737 357.0 803 3.2 7,219 28.7 26,421 105.1 55,294 220.0 816,451 3,248.0 164,788 655.6 592,757 2,358.1 58,906 234.3 733 25,136,755
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 81,012 313.7 684 2.6 7,077 27.4 20,595 79.7 52,656 203.9 811,733 3,143.1 164,850 638.3 597,821 2,314.8 49,062 190.0 1,636 25,826,255
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 67,830 320.5 547 2.6 6,050 28.6 12,241 57.8 48,992 231.5 705,642 3,334.1 136,800 646.4 534,547 2,525.7 34,295 162.0 6,527 21,164,346
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 206,994 324.5 2,548 4.0 14,998 23.5 49,706 77.9 139,742 219.1 1,551,617 2,432.6 402,097 630.4 993,625 1,557.8 155,895 244.4 1,605 63,783,265
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES1 51,272 215.3 851 3.6 5,782 24.3 4,193 17.6 40,446 169.8 408,781 1,716.3 133,683 561.3 244,617 1,027.0 30,481 128.0 2,209 23,818,055
SUBURBAN AREAS2 352,062 306.2 3,745 3.3 26,592 23.1 89,847 78.1 231,878 201.7 3,052,865 2,655.3 692,128 602.0 2,101,656 1,828.0 259,081 225.3 7,164 114,971,924

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